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    35 Things That Frequent Travelers Use While Traveling (So Maybe You Should, Too)

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    1. A collapsible water bottle that'll take up wayyy less space in your bag pre-security, but also help you avoid paying approximately $20 for one water bottle *and* help you stay hydrated = all very important things.

    (left) hands holding the water bottle in white, showing what it looks like at full size (right) the same hands now showing the water bottle all rolled up, taking up about a 1/3 of the size

    Promising review: "I'm a frequent traveler who tries to stay frugal on the road. I love this bottle because it can be rolled up to a nice small size and put in my backpack without taking up much room. I use it at the airport and in my room along with a small water filter." —Chad Vegas

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95 (available in eight colors).

    2. A clear toiletries case made to be the same size as a quart-sized plastic bag so you have a much chicer (and nicer) way to store your liquids in your carry-on bag. Plus, you can quickly check and make sure you packed your mascara. 

    makeup inside grey case

    BTW — Truffle is a women-owned small business that specializes in bags and accessories that are TSA-approved or stadium-approved. 

    Promising review: "I travel for work quite a bit and love to add this to my travel uniform. It’s hard being away from the comforts of home, but when the things you travel with are of the best quality and offer practicality, it can feel special. If you like quality, don’t hesitate! No more plastic bags for me! ;)" —SOFÍA J.

    Get it from Truffle for $88+ (available in nine colors). 

    3. Or a similar TSA-approved version to easily stash your liquids and be ready when you go through security (and not hold up the line because everyone hates that).

    hand holding the clear square bag with blue trim filled with toiletries

    Promising review: "I travel frequently and have been looking for a TSA liquids bag that opens on three sides like a case, as opposed to just on the top (like a zip-top bag.) This case fits the bill. At first, it seemed much smaller than the other toiletry bag I had been using, but I found I could fit the same amount in this case. The items were much easier to access in this case because it opens on three sides instead of just one." —CJ G-E

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in 11 colors).

    4. And a hanging toiletry bag to store the rest of the products you don't need to carry on the plane with you. Reviewers say this amazingly fits alll the skincare, makeup, *and* haircare products they need in one compact bag. 

    reviewer image with all the contents spread out on the bed that they were able to fit in the bag
    the bag closed up and propped up on bed

    Promising review: "I travel a lot for work and personal reasons. I like to have my makeup/shower/hair case ready to go, rather than packing each time. This case is wonderful. It is big enough to store all of my goods. I had something similar in size before, but it did not have the hanger, so it was difficult to use in small hotel bathrooms. Problem solved! I also love the color. If you don't travel much or if you travel lightly with a small suitcase/bag, this may not be for you because of its size. If you want to carry all your stuff in one place, this is the way to go." —MarMor

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in three colors).

    5. Some Lysol disinfecting wipes to wipe down your seat, the tray, and anywhere else you touch while on the flight.

    the packet of wipes

    Promising review: "I travel a LOT. I also tend to get sick after being on an airplane. We all know 'airplane' is just a fancy word for 'traveling germ machine.' Those planes maybe get cleaned once a day, if that. I bring these wipes on the plane to wipe down the tray table, screen, seat belt, and seat. The scent of the wipes is pleasant and not very strong, which is great, because I don't want to cause nausea or anything to my seat neighbors. The package is just small enough that I don't feel it adds much weight to my bag either!" —mak196

    Get a 15-count pack from Amazon for $3.98.

    6. A reversible packable puffer jacket designed to fold up small into a convenient travel pillow so you don't have to worry about carrying around a super-heavy coat when traveling between different climates. Plus, since you can wear it two different ways, it means you'll have more options with the same amount of space. Amazing!

    two models both wearing the jacket, showing how it's reversible
    eight boxes showing how the jacket folds up and fits into a small bag that makes it a pillow

    Promising review: "I had been looking for a bomber jacket for awhile. I came across this one and decided to give it a try. I was more than impressed. It's warm without being too thick. I travel a lot, so I love that it becomes a pillow and saves me loads of packing space. A real steal at the price" —Ian P. 

    Get it from Summersalt for $95 (available in women's sizes XS–2X and in two colors). 

    7. A pair of compression socks to stop your feet and legs from swelling up as much as Violet Beauregarde did in Willy Wonka's factory.

    (left) hand holding the packaging (right) two feet with the black and yellow compression socks on
    Gyan Yankovich / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I travel frequently internationally for work and often spend upward of 20 hours on a plane as I fly to various locations. A few colleagues have told me that compression socks greatly improve travel, and I finally bought a pair to try them out. I finished a series of flights to get from Washington, DC, to Abuja, Nigeria, and after over 12 hours in the air and 24 hours in transit with my compression socks on the whole time, I feel great! It made a huge difference and definitely increased my comfort while on the plane. I plan to buy a second pair when I get back to the US." —Alexandra

    Get them from Amazon for $16.55 (available in sizes S–XXL and in 12 colors).

    And check out our full review of the Physix Gear compression socks here.

    8. AirFly, a wireless transmitter that'll connect your AirPods (or any other wireless headphones) to the headphone jack on the flight so you can enjoy all the free entertainment without being forced to bring two sets of headphones or use the crappy ones they have the AUDACITY to charge for on some flights.

    It also comes with a USB-C charging cable, travel pouch, keychain holder, quick-start guide, and a manual.

    Promising review: "I love this gadget ... I fly a lot and this works on the majority of wide-body planes I’ve taken over the past six months. Just plugs into one of the three-prong outlets (or single outlet in economy) and you can connect any Bluetooth device. Doesn’t always connect on the first try as I have multiple devices that my headphones are searching for, but if you turn off all other devices it seems to connect right away. Once connected, it works for many hours. A few planes I’ve taken recently (Qatar Airways) have USB charge points so close to the headphone jack that you can even plug it in while its working and never lose the charge. Highly recommend for travelers." —Joseph Sikorsky

    Get it from Amazon for $54.99.

    9. An Ethique shampoo bar so you can avoid using whatever they have at the hotel and also not worry about adding more liquids to your TSA-approved bag.


    Promising review: "I was definitely skeptical about a bar shampoo and conditioner, but I travel a lot and really wanted to cut down the use of plastic products as much as possible. I honestly am in love! I got the Heali Kiwi shampoo bar and the Wonderbar conditioner, as well as one of their eco-friendly bamboo-and-sugar-cane storage containers, and my very long, fine, oily hair, which I do have to wash daily, looks and feels great. I recommend anyone on the fence to definitely give it a try! It works! So wonderful for travel, too!" —M.A.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.44+ (available in eight scents).

    10. A packing cube with built-in shelves you can pack every single outfit in. When you arrive at your hotel you simply take it out of your suitcase, hang it in the closet, and you'll be G2G for the whole trip.

    reviewer image of packing cube with clothes in it
    packing cube hanging up in closet

    Plus, it has a zipper compartment at the bottom you can put all your dirty clothes in, so they don't get mixed together and you end up just washing everything when you get home (bc that's usually what happens to me).

    Promising review: "I just love it. I travel a lot. Now I don’t have to hang anything up but my organizer. I can see what I pack and where everything is. Just love it. I can fit easy seven days' worth of outfits and three pairs of shoes in a carry-on suitcase. Just great." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in three colors and in a smaller size).

    11. Bose QC20 Earbuds that'll ~cancel~ all the noise (i.e., plane sounds, crying babies, talkative seat mates), and let you focus on whatever new podcast you've been obsessing over. Before you know it, you'll be at your destination.

    model with the black earbuds in while sitting in what looks like an airport

    Promising review: "These are the best earbuds I've ever owned. They're really fantastic for noise cancellation. I travel frequently to Europe for work and use these religiously for helping me to sleep on the plane (drowns out the jet engine noise — all I hear is my relaxing music). I love these so much, in fact, that I've purchased additional pairs for my husband and daughter for family travels. My husband loves his pair especially when he's mowing the lawn." —LynnLeigh

    Get them from Amazon for $249 (available for Apple, Samsung, and Android devices).

    12. Some melatonin sleep gummies made with L-Theanine, chamomile, and lemon balm to boost natural sleep hormones and help you fall asleep at a respectable time and be rested to take on the next day.

    the tub of gummy vitamins in a some purple sheets

    Promising review: "These work great! I travel a lot for work and can never fall asleep easily in a hotel room. I have no problem getting a good night's sleep using these." —Ashley A.

    Get a 50-count from Amazon for $12.42.

    13. An anti-theft backpack with the main body zipper on the inside (against your back while in use) so you can feel safer knowing that nobody will be able to unzip it when you're in a crowded, unfamiliar space.

    reviewer sitting on a bench with the grey backpack with lighter grey stripe down the middle

    Not only does the backpack open from the inside, but it also has a phone pocket, document pocket, front-zippered pocket, and an exterior side pocket. It's also made of nylon, so it's waterproof, and has a strap to change it into a shoulder bag.

    Promising review: "There's just nothing to dislike about this bag. It's very stylish, and as a frequent traveler, the little side (hidden) pockets are perfect for my boarding passes, passport, etc. to give quick access! Love it, love it, love it!! It's exactly what I wanted!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in two sizes and seven colors).

    14. An Anker charging port with six USB ports so all your devices can get to 100% at the same time. Now that's luxury.

    rectangle-shaped charging port with spaces for six usbs to be plugged into the front

    Promising review: "This is a great product! I travel frequently, and I am always challenged with the number of USB ports I can get with the number of outlets available (and where) in hotel rooms. With this product, the number-of-ports problem goes away, and what's great is that it extends the charger interface out from behind a bed, night stand, or other inconvenient receptacle location, up onto a work surface for easy access. As far as power, I have had an ASUS transformer, two iPads, HTC One M8, and two iPhones connected to it at the same time, charging for hours with no heat on the device whatsoever. It works great at home, too. I have always had good luck with Anker products — good quality." —bishop

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in black and white).

    15. A 3D-contoured sleeping mask designed with a 3D-contoured shape, which just means there's more space where your eyes go, so there's no pressure on them (you can also even open them), but it still provides total darkness so you can try and catch some zzz's when you have a 6 a.m. flight you had to get up at 3 a.m. to catch.

    reviewer wears black 3D-contoured sleeping mask
    the same sleeping mask with ear plugs

    Plus, it comes with a set of earplugs to block out all the noise around you!

    Promising review: "These are among the best sleep masks I've tried. I travel a lot so it's important that the mask be room darkening. These are made of high-quality material and excel at this. Additionally, I love the contours for the eyes. Unlike other masks, these don't press against my eyelids at night. One final benefit specific to my needs and those who have dry eyes and too much oil production; I have to place leave-on moistened scrubs over my eyelids at night. Unlike other masks that absorb much of the solution, these hold them firmly in place without too much pressure on my eyes and don't dry them out." —ginsing

    Get the set from Amazon for $17.99 (available in four colors).

    16. A travel wallet with an RFID-blocking shield material to not only keep all your many important travel documents organized but also safe and ready for you to grab when you need your ID quickly in the TSA line.

    reviewer photo of the wallet open, showing all the different pockets for passport, cards, money, phone, and more

    The wallet has a passport pocket, boarding pass compartment, three credit card slots, an ID slot, a slim card pouch, a slim pocket, a ticket slot, a cellphone pouch, a zippered coin pocket, a key holder, and a pen holder.

    Promising review: "This wallet is durable, chic, and spacious. The lining is very soft and feels expensive. From the design to the material to the zippers and snaps, it's well made. I ordered it in rose gold, and it's a beautiful color. I travel frequently and love the boarding pass pocket. I recommended it to my sister and mom, who also love theirs! They ordered in yellow and bronze and were also happy with the color." —Brianna graham

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 35 colors).

    17. A tie-on travel pillow designed to use opposing pull to keep your head in the most comfortable position so you can actually sleep on your red-eye and get to your destination refreshed and ready to go. 

    person in airplane seat with scarf-like pillow tied to the arm rest
    two people in a travel van with the pillows tied to their sides
    40 Winks Travel / Etsy

    BTW — this Los Angeles–based small biz creates luxurious travel and lounge products to help you get to your destination comfortably. The pillow is handmade in the USA.

    Promising review: "I travel a lot for work, and this is the only thing that has actually allowed me to sleep comfortably on economy flights. A godsend." —Jessica

    Get it from 40 Winks Travel on Etsy for $35.

    18. A Trtl pillow made with fleece so you can sleep cozily in whatever position is the most comfortable for you. Plus, it only weighs half a pound and can easily be thrown in your carry-on without taking up a ton of space.

    model wearing a black trtl pillow while sleeping on a plane

    Promising review: "I love this travel pillow! As someone who travels frequently for work and leisure, I try to get sleep on planes whenever I can so I am ready to go when I land. However, when bulging discs in my neck developed a few years ago, I tested six or seven different types of travel pillows and couldn’t find a pillow that gave proper support and didn’t aggravate my injury. Then I found this cozy little gem!!! I have now had my Trtl for about six months, and it’s been a game-changer. I am able to get some of the best sleep I’ve gotten on planes without further aggravation to my neck. I’ve recommended this to so many people who all have reported back their equal appreciation of the Trtl. It’s easy to pack around once you get to your destination, so you don’t have to have a travel pillow hanging off your bag. I also appreciate how easy it is to take apart to wash — with so many germs on planes, I like that I can wash it without worrying about ruining it. I’m buying another for my mom who is getting ready for an overnight flight to Europe. I highly recommend this product!!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in three colors and in a junior size).

    19. An anti-blister balm for when you're in a ~pinch~ and want to make sure that you don't get blisters from walking all day.

    reviewer holding the small purple balm in their hand

    Promising review: "I don't normally have trouble with blisters or pain from my work shoes, but I travel regularly to Washington, DC, for work. I walk a lot while I'm there, including when it's hot and muggy in the summer, and any kind of shoe I've tried gives me blisters when I walk five miles a day with extremely sweaty feet and no socks. I thought my only options were to coat my feet in Band-Aids or bite the bullet and start wearing tights or socks in the heat, but then I found this stuff. I just got back from a week in DC in shoes that have given me blisters before, and my feet are completely fine. I did reapply in the evenings going out for dinner, but otherwise, just a few swipes on the problem spots and I was ready to go, with no painful rubbing. And, of course, the size is convenient for travel and to keep in my bag in case I do need to reapply." —L. Kelly

    Get it from Amazon for $8.

    20. An external battery so powerful that it can charge your phone up to three times before it needs to be charged itself (now that's convenient).

    the rectangle power bank in black with cord and mesh pouch sitting next to it

    Promising review: "This is an amazing rapid power charger! It charges an iPad faster than plugging it into AC, even while using it! The size is very manageable — about the size of a deck of cards. I travel frequently, and I'm not always near a power source. I just make sure to charge the Anker each evening and then none of my devices will be without power during the day. I was so happy with it, I purchased two more — one for my husband and one for my sister who can't seem to remember to keep her devices charged." —Cathy K

    Get it from Amazon for $24.49+ (available in four colors).

    21. A scratch-off world bucket list print filled with 80 popular destinations around the world that will not only inspire your next travels but also be a great way to remember where you've already been. Plus, it's a great piece of wall decor. 

    the white poster with circular illustrations of places around the world and a hand scratching one to show the beautiful colors that appear
    Kristin Douglas Art / Etsy

    BTW — This small, woman-owned business has been creating beautiful scratch-off posters from Salt Lake City, Utah, since 2014. 

    Promising review: "I love to travel and have seen many beautiful sights around the world. How cool it is to not only mark where I've been but to be inspired about where I have yet to go. I highly recommend this scratch off and the seller." —karenvpa

    Get it from Kristin Douglas Art on Etsy for $31.95+ (available in four options). 

    22. A portable white-noise machine that'll work hard while you sleep at night to block all the noises that come with staying in a hotel room. (Looking at you, elevator and ice machine!!!!!)

    the small circular noise machine attached to the handle of a suitcase

    Promising review: "I was skeptical at first about how well this little noise machine would work in my hotel room (I am a frequent business traveler). However, skepticism gave way to satisfaction. This little sound machine blocked out hotel noises very well and helped me sleep through the night. For a little machine, it provides very good volume and different noise options. I highly recommend this product!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    23. A JetKids ride-on carry-on suitcase I'm pretty sure is about to become your new favorite product for traveling with kids. Not only does it have wheels, but it's designed so your toddler can sit on it, making it easy for you to wheel them through the airport. Then when you get on the flight, it easily transforms into a leg rest or in-flight bed to keep your kids comfy while in the air. How neat is that???

    a child model sitting on the wheely suitcase with an adult model pulling them next to it
    the suitcase in front of a seat that looks like an airplane chair, with it raised up, creating a leg rest for kids to make the seat more comfortable
    Nordstrom, Stokke

    It's recommended for kids ages 3–7 and fits most standard economy seats. Plus, it has an adjustable strap so you can carry it over your shoulder, a top handle, and a mattress inside that can be removed and used while in the flight. Parents have even used this product while in the airport waiting for the flight to keep their kids comfy and happy. 

    Promising review: "I had been in the market for over a year for a suitcase for my toddler that was both fun and functional. Prior to COVID, my husband, daughter, and I were near-monthly fliers traveling frequently on both short and long-haul flights. I rarely brought my daughter's own suitcase as most suitcases simply created another object to carry while trying to navigate an airport with a toddler, and multiple pieces of luggage. The bed box solves that problem, creating both an easy place to store the necessary items for your child and a fun ride-along for them in the airport (i.e., no more waiting what feels like hours for the constantly distracted toddler to walk with me through the airport). My 3-year-old's favorite features of this suitcase were the ability to decorate her own suitcase and the ride-on option. I actually had to hide the suitcase in our house when it's not in use so that she wouldn't constantly ask for a ride! The suitcase rolls smoothly and has a perfectly placed handle for the little ones to hold on to for support. It's stylish and durable, holding essential toys and other items for short or long haul flights. My favorite feature is the seat pad and ability to convert any seat into a toddler bed. The padding is soft and comfortable and will allow for naps on flights, or even just a more comfortable play area for mobile toddlers." —LissaGitt

    Get it from Nordstrom or Stokke for $199. 

    24. Some biodegradable hypoallergenic wipes because flying can make you feel gross, and these give you the chance to freshen up when there's not a shower in sight.

    model using one of the wipes on their arm

    These are made with natural tea tree oil, peppermint oil, ginseng oil, and aloe and come individually wrapped, so they're super easy to stash in your carry on. 

    Promising review: "I travel a lot, and these are perfect to keep in my purse and carry-on when I need a quick refresh. These were also PERFECT for a recent trip I had with 24 hours of travel. I will definitely buy again." —SimplyC

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $9.99.

    25. An electronics organizer with spots for all your cords, chargers, devices, and stress.*

    the the rectangle organizer open showing the three layers with different spots of electronics and cords

    *Okay, there are not actual spots for your stress, but it will make you feel organized and put-together and hopefully ease your stress knowing exactly where all your important electronics should be!

    Promising review: "I travel a fair amount and am an admitted tech gadget junkie and became tired of dragging around a jumbled bag of cables, connectors, adapters, earbuds, thumb drives, card readers, MP3 players, and other necessities that resembled an episode of Hoarders. This little pouch tamed the beast — a place for everything and everything in its place. The other side of the double-sided pouch holds a power pack, multi-port USB charger, and even a short extension cord. This is a great setup if you're frequently on the road, and you don't have to worry about forgetting that 'critical' connector..." —Snowbound

    Get it from Amazon for $17.49+ (available in four sizes and four colors).

    26. A BenjiLock fingerprint travel lock — not only is this lock TSA-approved, but it will make unlocking your bag so much easier. Who can ever remember the four-digit code they picked years ago?

    the silver lock with a blue circle in the middle attached to two zippers on a suitcase
    The Grommet

    BTW — BenjiLock by Hampton is a small biz that uses biometric technology to use your fingerprint as the key to the lock. The lock is pick- and water-resistant. 

    Promising review: "I consider myself a bit of a 'nomad' and needed a lock for my latest travels. I have to say that after a month of going all over Europe, the BenjiLock is amazing! What a neat little lock! Yes, it took a beating, but it worked all around. The fingerprint was very easy to set, and I only charged it once before I left. It still works!" —Cadyn

    Get it from Hampton for $39.99 or The Grommet for $49.95

    27. A set of packing cubes — once you use them, you'll wonder how you've lived this long without them in your life. They help keep your clothes organized and allow you to pack more in your suitcase. I call that a win-win.

    reviewer image showing a before and after using the packing cubs and how much less space the clothes take up

    Promising review: "I travel frequently and travel light. My luggage is usually limited to a backpack that slides under the airline seat. For a two-week European cruise, I added a carry-on rolling suitcase. I've used these packing cubes twice so far, and I am hooked. One cube holds everything (including clothing) I take on a three-night trip. The cube slides into my pack, saving massive amounts of room, and everything is easy to find during travel and at the hotel. Taking out one cube and unzipping is much better than digging through a pack! I will never leave home without these!" —Gura

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $24.99 (available in nine colors).

    28. A Béis seatback organizer that keeps all your in-flight essentials (e.g., phone, e-reader, magazines, etc.) in the pocket so you don't have to dig around in your bag on the floor throughout the flight.

    beige pocket with spaces for different spots for phone, iPad, passport, sunglasses, and more

    The seat-back pocket on a plane is great and all, but with all the random magazines and other items, your stuff can get lost. This little thing has a hidden magnetic closure, an interior zip pocket, and four slip pockets to keep your essentials, such as your beloved lip balm, close to you and ready for whenever you need them.

    Promising review: "I travel a lot and have been looking for a product to help with the seat-back pocket. I love all the different compartments and spaces to hold everything. The color is a great, and the material is surprisingly soft!" —CJ 

    Get it from Béis for $34 (available in black and beige).

    29. A slim RFID-blocking wallet to hold the essentials close to you and protect you from anybody trying to take advantage of tourists.


    Promising review: "I travel a lot and was looking for something slim and lightweight with easy access to the two things I use the most —my driver's license (at TSA and hotel check-in) and my Amex card. This wallet is perfect. I have the license in the see-through window, which is great at the hotel check-in. TSA, of course, makes me take it out of the wallet, but with the handy thumb-slide, I can do it with one hand. The credit card slot can also be accessed easily with a thumb slide. For the price, the quality is quite good. I bought two and would recommend them to others." —DJW

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in 29 colors).

    30. Silicone earplugs to reduce the pressure in your ears because sometimes you can't avoid getting an ~earful~ when the plane is taking off (and from the woman sitting next to you).


    Promising review: "This product has changed my life. I travel fairly frequently and always have issues with ear pressure on the plane. My ears will be clogged up, and it is painful to swallow for a day or two after short-distance flights. But now, I use these and fly incident-free. You are supposed to insert them before the plane takes off and then before landing. I have found that it works best if I leave them in the entire flight from before takeoff until landing, but they work almost as well if you take them out once you reach cruising altitude." —Thomasina

    Get a pack of one from Amazon for $6.99.

    31. Some reusable bottle bags to help protect any breakable purchases (i.e., wine or alcohol) you make so you can enjoy the deliciousness back home without worrying about it spilling in your checked bag.

    the white plastic bottle bag with a bottle of wine, wine glass, bottle opener, and passport next to it

    Promising review: "I love these bags. I frequently travel overseas and always want to bring olive oil, wine, or the like back. These bags are perfect at protecting my finds, and I am comfortable that they will absorb the liquid if it does get broken. My husband actually put a bottle of cracked-open wine in the bag to test it, laid the bag on its side, and it absorbed the liquid!" —JHN

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $12.99.

    32. Individually wrapped makeup removing wipes you can easily stash in your purse or carry-on for when you just can't take another minute in your makeup while flying. Fresh face = best face.

    a cardboard box filled with the wipes with an opening at the bottom so you can pull them out

    Promising review: "This is a perfect item for busy travelers. I travel a lot and have been pleased to find that some hotels now give you a sachet of makeup remover with the toiletries, but not all do. I decided to find my own and after a couple of not-so-good options, I found the La Fresh brand had a good-size towelette and worked well at removing all my makeup." —Gillian Russell

    Get a pack of 50 from Amazon for $13.95 (also available in 200-, 600-, and 1200-count).

    33. A HappyLuxe travel wrap designed to be used as both a chic scarf and then as a blanket when it gets super cold on the plane and you want to sleep comfortably.


    Promising review: "I travel a lot internationally, and so I love the duality of a scarf that's also a blanket. It does come with a pocket to put a hand heater pack into, but I never use that. It's very comfortable, not scratchy at all, and it's easy to wash. It's great to wear traveling or as an awesome big scarf. I use it all the time." —Laura

    Get it from Amazon for $39 (available in six colors).

    34. An anti-tangle necklace organizer you can wrap your favorites around and then tuck the pendants inside the barrel so you have a compact (and easy) way to keep your jewelry from ending up in a tangled mess when you get to your destination. 

    white barrel with a lid on top and a necklace wrapped around it
    The Grommet

    BTW — Lasso is a small, woman-owned business creating this durable protector for jewelry. You can wrap two to three necklaces around it and tuck small earrings and rings inside. Plus, you can also use it for charging cables and headphones.

    Promising review: "I travel a few months out of the year, and I like to be a light packer. I couldn't believe how few options there are for packing (without tangles!) without using a larger case. Wish I thought of this! Lasso is an easy solution to store valuables in a snap." —Teri

    Get it from Lasso for $18.99 or from the Grommet for $18.95 (available in three colors). 

    35. A four-wheel underseater small enough to fit under the seat in front of you but large enough to fit everything you need for the flight. Plus, because it has wheels, you don't have to worry about it weighing down your shoulder when you get through TSA and realize your gate is about 1.4 miles away.

    Promising review: "I travel a lot. I bought this to reduce my carry-on load and also so that when I go to a trade show, I could wheel it around without it looking ridiculous. When I first got it I thought it was too flimsy. But after taking it to Amsterdam, London, Vancouver, and three trade shows, I’m happy to say it’s perfect for the job. The wheels are a very good quality, which is key. The bag has some very practical pockets that work well. I pack a Surface Pro, Kindle, iPad, large external charger, headphones, and scarf and still have room left. It is very nice for the overhead and in business and Comfort Plus, and it fits under the front seat very well. Not sure it would for economy. The handle feels a bit flimsy, but so far so good. It says it has a 10-year warranty." —Flawrad

    Get it from Amazon for $145.98.

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